Students who have completed their 48 credit points Master degree and have received permission from the unit coordinator will work with be assigned to work with an established research group and work on a specified research project. This project must be approved by the Infection and Immunity Program Committee and carried out under suitable supervision. At least one of the project supervisors must be an academic staff member of the University. The project must entail laboratory work of a minimum of 12 hours/week for one semester, followed by dissertation writeup (about 4 weeks).
No formal classes, unless directed to b undertaken by supervisor/s
Following completion of their specified research project candidates will be required to submit a dissertation of 30,000-40,000 words describing the project and its outcomes.
As directed by supervisor/s
A minimum average mark of 70% across all eight units of study in the completed Master of Medicine or Master of Science in Medicine (Infection and Immunity) degree is a pre-requisite requirement